Tipping mechanic

Here in the U.S. we tip waitstaff at restaurants, baristas when we get coffee and valets when they park our cars. Because these are common situations, we don’t think twice about tipping and even give a bit more during the holiday season. What about less common situations, like when you have your car serviced? It…

Auto Repair Estimate Toyota Camry Oil Change Openbay

Needing car repair can be a pain. In addition to the cost, and your vehicle’s downtime, you’re unsure what you should be paying for the service. Good news: you can quickly request and receive an auto repair estimate, customized to your vehicle, through Openbay. Here’s how it works, if you’re — Seeking a Standard Auto Repair Estimate…

Hybrid Car Battery

Thinking about getting a green car but concerned about hybrid car battery costs? Good news: we’ve broken down the expected costs to help with your decision. Hybrid Battery Cost Short Answer A  hybrid-car battery costs around $3,000-$5,000 for the most common hybrid, the Toyota Prius. Plug-In Batteries The larger battery pack used in plug-in hybrids costs proportionally more. The…